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CONSTABLE QUIZ LEAGUE – WEEK 13
ROUND 1 – BORN ON THE 3RD FEBRUARY
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9.
1809 GERMAN COMPOSER, WHO WROTE THE CONCERT
‘HEBRIDES OVERTURE’ (FINGAL’S CAVE)
1821 THE FIRST WOMAN TO RECEIVE A MEDICAL DEGREE IN
THE USA AS WELL AS THE FIRST WOMAN ON THE UK
MEDICAL REGISTER
1899 ENGLISH ACTRESS, BEST KNOWN FOR HER ROLE AS
SNOOTY ROVERS RETURN LANDLADY ANNIE WALKER ON
CORONATION STREET
1911 ONE OF THE FIRST PROMINENT BLACK FILM STARS, HE
IS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS ROLES IN FILMS SUCH AS ‘LYING
LIPS’ (1939) AND LATER IN HIS CAREER FOR SUPPORTING
ROLES IN BLOCKBUSTERS SUCH AS ‘THE STING’ (1973) AND
‘THE COTTON CLUB’ (1984)
1927 IRISH SINGER WHO HAD 5 SUCCESSIVE TOP 10 ALBUMS
IN THE UK ALBUMS CHART IN THE SWINGING SIXTIES AND
WAS A REGULAR FIXTURE ON BBC TELEVISION’S
SCHEDULE
1947 ENGLISH ROCK MUSICIAN, BEST KNOWN FOR HIS ROLE
AS LEAD GUITARIST AND VOCALIST FOR THE ENGLISH
ROCK BAND ‘THE KINKS’
1955 BRITISH JOURNALIST AND TELEVISION PRESENTER,
BEST KNOWN FOR FRONTING THE BBC TWO’S NEWS AND
CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAMME ‘NEWSNIGHT’ SINCE 1993
1970 ENGLISH ACTOR. PLAYED THE TITLE CHARACTER IN
WILLOW AND THE LEPRECHAUN FILM SERIES, AND
APPEARED IN STAR WARS EPISODE V1:RETURN OF THE JEDI
AND THE HARRY POTTER FILMS
1976 OMANI-BORN AUSTRALIAN ACTRESS WHO BEGAN HER
ACTING CAREER ON AUSTRALIAN TELEVISION. SHE WAS
BORN TO SCOTTISH PARENTS AND RAISED IN AUSTRALIA.
SHE APPEARED IN ‘HOME AND AWAY’ PLAYING THE
CHARACTER OF SHANNON REED
FELIX MENDELSSOHN
ELIZABETH BLACKWELL
DORIS SPEED
ROBERT EARL JONES
VAL DOONICAN
DAVE DAVIES
KIRSTY WARK
WARWICK DAVIES
ISLA FISHER
ROUND 2 – AABBC
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2.
3.
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6.
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8.
9.
WHICH AA IS A POETIC NAME FOR WATER?
WHICH AA IS THE AUTHOR OF THE PLAYS ABSURD PERSON
SINGULAR AND THE NORMAN CONQUEST?
WHICH AA IS THE NAME WHICH EIGHTIES POP SINGER
STUART GODDARD USED?
WHAT BB COULD ONCE BE HEARD SHOUTING ‘ORDER
ORDER’?
WHICH BB IS A SPA TOWN IN GERMANY?
WHICH BB MARRIED RINGO STARR?
WHAT WAS LADY CHATTERLEY’S FIRST NAME?
WHICH POP GUITARIST IS KNOWN AS SLOWHAND?
WHICH SCIENCE FICTION AUTHOR HELPED TO DEVELOP
RADAR?
AA
AA
ADAM’S ALE
ALAN AYCKBOURN
AA
ADAM ANT
BB
BETTY BOOTHROYD
BB
BB
C
C
C
BADEN BADEN
BARBARA BACH
CONSTANCE/CONNIE
ERIC CLAPTON
ARTHUR C CLARKE
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ROUND 3 – FILM
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2.
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9.
MARLON BRANDO, ROD STEIGER, IAN HOLM, CHARLES
BOYER AND DENNIS HOPPER HAVE ALL PLAYED WHICH
HISTORICAL CHARACTER IN FILM?
WHAT IS HUGH GRANT’S OCCUPATION IN THE HIT MOVIE
“NOTTING HILL”?
IN WHICH FILM DOES YUL BRYNNER PLAY A ROBOT
GUNFIGHTER?
WHO PLAYED BERNADO IN THE MAGNIFICENT 7?
WHO PLAYED THE DOCTOR IN THE ROCK OPERA TOMMY?
WHO PLAYED THE PAINFULLY INEPT AMERICAN EX-CIA
THUG IN A FISH CALLED WANDA?
WHICH ACTRESS APPEARED IN ‘FRIED GREEN TOMATOES
AT THE WHISTLE STOP CAFÉ’, TITANIC AND ‘ MISERY’
WHICH ACTOR APPEARED IN ‘STUART LITTLE’, MAYBE
BABY’ AND 101 DALMATIONS’
WHICH ACTRESS APPEARED IN ‘DRIVING LESSONS’, BILLY
ELLIOT’ AND BUSTER
NAPOLEON
A BOOKSHOP OWNER
WESTWORLD
CHARLES BRONSON
JACK NICHOLSON
KEVIN KLINE
KATHY BATES
HUGH LAURIE
JULIE WALTERS
ROUND 4 – HISTORY
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2.
3.
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9.
WHICH FAMOUS SHIP SANK, OR RATHER DISAPPEARED IN
THE DENMARK STRAIT ON THE 24TH OF MAY 1941?
WHICH POLITICAL LEADER WAS EXECUTED ALONGSIDE
HIS WIFE ON CHRISTMAS DAY 1989?
WHICH COUNTRY ELECTED THE FIRST FEMALE PRIME
MINISTER, IN 1960?
WHO WAS THE FIRST AMERICAN PRESIDENT TO LIVE IN
THE WHITEHOUSE?
WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE CAVALRY REGIMENT
RAISED AND TRAINED BY OLIVER CROMWELL IN THE
ENGLISH CIVIL WAR?
WHO OPENED THE FIRST CINEMA IN PARIS IN 1895?
WHO CHAIRED SOUTH AFRICA’S TRUTH AND
RECONCILIATION COMMISSION FROM 1995 – 1998?
WHICH OXFORD COLLEGE WAS FOUNDED IN 1899 TO
PROVIDE EDUCATION SPECIFICALLY FOR WORKING
PEOPLE?
IN WHICH MODERN DAY COUNTRY ARE THE RUINS OF
CARTHAGE?
H.M.S. HOOD
NICOLAE CEAUSESCU (AND HIS
WIFE ELENA)
SRI LANKA (CALLED CEYLON AT THE TIME)
(SIRIMAVO BANDARANAIKE)
JOHN ADAMS
THE IRONSIDES
THE LUMIERE BROTHERS
ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU
RUSKIN
TUNISIA
ROUND 5 – MIX AND MATCH
QUESTION MASTER PLEASE HAND OUT MIX AND
MATCH SHEETS TO EACH TEAM, 2 PER TEAM.
THE ANSWERS ARE:1
STEIG LARSSON
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
DEAN KOONTZ
SUE GRAFTON
MARGERY ALLINGHAM
G.K. CHESTERTON
MICHAEL CONNELLY
WILKIE COLLINS
DOROTHY L. SAYERS
ROBERT LUDLUM
NGAIO MARSH
GENERAL KNOWLEDGE -WRITTEN ROUND 1
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15.
THE NAME OF WHICH CRIMINAL SYNDICATE TRANSLATED
MEANS ‘OUR THING’?
WHICH STRATEGICALLY IMPORTANT NEUTRAL ISLAND
COUNTRY DID THE UK INVADE ON THE 10TH MAY 1940?
WHAT IS THE WELL KNOWN TRANSLATION FOR ‘RIVER OF
JANUARY’?
ON AN AIRCRAFT WHAT MAN’S NAME IS USUALLY GIVEN TO
THE AUTOMATIC PILOT?
WHO WAS SHOT IN THE KITCHEN OF THE AMBASSADOR
HOTEL IN LA IN 1968?
WHO SAID IN 1987, “I’M IN A NO WIN SITUATION, AND QUITE
HONESTLY I CAN TELL YOU I’VE JUST GOT A GOOD MIND
TO TAKE THE EASY WAY OUT. THAT’S THE BOTTOM LINE”?
IN WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY DID THE ASTER
REVOLUTION TAKE PLACE BETWEEN THE 28TH AND 31ST OF
OCTOBER 1918?
WHICH TOWN IN AUSTRALIA WAS THE SITE OF ONE OF THE
EARLIEST GOLD STRIKES, AND HAS SUBSEQUENTLY HAD A
BEER NAMED AFTER IT?
THE VICTORA CROSS IS GENERALLY MADE FROM GUNS
FROM WHICH WAR?
THE COINS OF WHICH COUNTRY ARE INSCRIBED WITH THE
WORD ‘HELVETIA’?
THE WORD ‘SAFARI’ MEANS ‘JOURNEY’ IN WHICH
LANGUAGE?
APART FROM ‘PSALMS’, WHICH IS THE ONLY BOOK OF THE
OLD TESTAMENT THAT BEGINS WITH THE LETTER ‘P’?
WHAT IS THE NAME FOR A TRIANGLE WHICH HAS THREE
SIDES OF DIFFERING LENGTHS?
AN ANCIENT GREEK WORD MEANING ‘GLORY’ OR
REKNOWN’?
WHAT IS A MATRYOSHKA?
COSA NOSTRA (THE MAFIA)
ICELAND
RIO DE JANEIRO
GEORGE
ROBERT KENNEDY
PRINCE CHARLES
HUNGARY
CASTLEMAINE
THE CRIMEA
SWITZERLAND
SWAHILI
PROVERBS
SCALENE
KUDOS
A RUSSIAN NESTING DOLL
HALF TIME – REVERSE ORDER
ROUND 7 – WHERE IN THE WORLD WOULD YOU FIND
3.
2.
IN WHAT CITY WOULD YOU FIND THE FAMOUS JACQUES
CARTIER BRIDGE?
THE QUEEN OF SHEBA’S KINGDOM
MONTREAL, CANADA
YEMEN
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1.
3.
2.
1.
3.
2.
1.
ON WHICH ISLAND WOULD YOU FIND THE 8TH CENTURY
BOROBUDUR TEMPLE
IN WHICH CITY WOULD YOU FIND ‘THE RIJKSMUSEUM’ ?
IN WHICH CITY WOULD YOU FIND ‘THE UFFIZI MUSEUM’?
IN WHICH CITY WOULD YOU FIND ‘MUSEO DEL PRADO’?
IN WHICH CITY WOULD YOU FIND ‘THE CENTENNIAL
OLYMPIC STADIUM’
IN WHICH CITY WOULD YOU FIND ‘ESTADIO OLIMPICO
INIVERSITARIO’
IN WHICH CITY WOULD YOU FIND ‘ESTADI OLIMPIC LLUIS
COMPANYS’?
JAVA
AMSTERDAM
FLORENCE
MADRID
ATLANTA
MEXICO CITY
BARCELONA
ROUND 8 – IN WHICH YEAR DID THE FOLLOWING
EVENTS TAKE PLACE
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2.
1.
3.
2.
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3.
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1.
NORWAY REJECTED EU MEMBERSHIP, INAUGURATION OF
THE CHANNEL TUNNEL, BRIAN LARA BROKE FOUR
CRICKET RECORDS AND FIRST WOMEN PRIESTS ORDAINED
BY CHURCH OF ENGLAND
PRINCE CHARLES AND DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES ARE
DIVORCED , KOFI ANNAN IS ELECTED TO BE THE UN’S
SEVENTH SECRETARY-GENERAL,THE SUPER TANKER ‘THE
SEA EMPRESS, RUNS AGROUND ON THE WELSH COAST
NIGERIA EXPELLED FROM COMMONWEALTH, BARINGS
BANK COLLAPSES, YITZHAK RABIN IS MORTALLY
WOUNDED, AND O.J. SIMPSON IS FOUND INNOCENT
SPAIN AND PORTUGAL JOIN THE EEC, CHERNOBYL
EXPLOSION, M25 COMPLETED AND RICHARD BRANSON
BREAKS WORLD RECORD FOR FASTEST CROSSING OF
ATLANTIC
USSR INVADES AFGHANISTAN, MARGARET THATCHER
ELECTED PRIME MINISTER, THREE MILE ISLAND NUCLEAR
ACCIDENT AND LORD MOUNTBATTEN ASSASSINATED
ENOCH POWELL DELIVERS HIS “RIVERS OF BLOOD”
SPEECH, LONDON BRIDGE SOLD, THE ASWAN DAM
COMPLETED AND JACQUELINE KENNEDY MARRIES
ARISTOTLE ONASSIS
FIRST SUB 4 MINUTE MILE, RATIONING FINALLY ENDS IN
GB, WEST GERMANY WINS WORLD CUP AND HYDROGEN
BOMB TEST ON BIKINI ATOLL
CIA ESTABLISHED, INDIA BECOMES INDEPENDENT, AND
PRINCESS ELIZABETH MARRIES
BABE RUTH HIT FINAL HOME RUN OF HIS CAREER, PARKER
BROS RELEASES THE BOARD GAME MONOPOLY, FIRST
CANNED BEER GOES ON SALE AND PENGUIN PRODUCE
FIRST PAPERBACK
1994
1996
1995
1986
1979
1968
1954
1947
1935
ROUND 9 – SPORTING NICKNAMES
(6 INDIVIDUALS, 3 TEAMS)
3.
2.
1.
3.
2.
MARVELLOUS MARVIN
THE GOLDEN BEAR
THORPEDO
JAKE LAMOTTA
JOE DIMAGGIO
MARVIN HAGLER
(BOXING)
JACK NICKLAUS
(GOLF)
IAN THORPE
(SWIMMING)
THE RAGING BULL (BOXING)
THE YANKEE CLIPPER (BASEBALL)
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1.
ROCKY MARCIANO
THE BROCKTON BLOCKBUSTER
3.
2.
1.
THE SPIREITES
THE MERRY MILLERS / THE MILLERS
THE GLOVERS
CHESTERFIELD
ROTHERHAM UNITED
YEOVIL TOWN
(BOXING)
ROUND 10 – NOVELTY RECORDS
3.
2.
1.
3.
2.
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3.
2.
1.
WHO HAD HITS WITH ‘GITARZAN’, HARRY THE HAIRY APE’,
AHAB THE ARAB’ AND BRIDGET THE MIDGET’?
WHO HAD HITS WITH ‘I’M WALKING BACKWARDS FOR
CHRISTMAS’ AND ‘THE YING TONG SONG’?
WHO HAD A HIT WITH ‘LONG HAIRED LOVER FROM
LIVERPOOL’?
NAME THE SCAFFOLD’S FIRST CHART SINGLE?
CASH AND CARRY FIRST RECORDED ‘THE BIRDIE SONG’.
BUT WHO HAD THE HIT?
WHICH FOOTBALL TEAM HAD A TOP FIVE RECORD WITH
‘OSSIE’S DREAM’?
WHAT WAS ROLF HARRIS’S FIRST HIT?
WHICH GLAM ROCKER HAD A HIT WITH THE QUIRKY
‘LAUGHING GNOME’?
MONTY PYTHON’S FLYING CIRCUS PROVED A ONE HIT
WONDER ACT- WITH WHICH SONG?
RAY STEVENS
THE GOONS
JIMMY OSMOND
THANK U VERY MUCH
THE TWEETS
TOTTENHAM HOTSPURS
‘TIE ME KANGAROO DOWN
SPORT’
DAVID BOWIE
‘ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT
SIDE OF LIFE’
ROUND 11 - THE TOP TEN ROUND.
11 GUESSES ARE ALLOWED. ANSWERS CAN BE IN ANY
ORDER. THERE IS A DOUBLE-SIDED ANSWER SHEET
FOR THIS AND THE FOLLOWING WRITTEN ROUND.
THE ANSWERS ARE
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
7
9
10
ELIZABETH TAYLOR
MICHAEL JACKSON
ELVIS PRESLEY
CHARLES SCHULZ
BOB MARLEY
JOHN LENNON
MARILYN MONROE
MILLION
ALBERT EINSTEIN
THEODOR GEISEL (DR SEUSS)
MILLION
STEVE MCQUEEN / BETTIE PAGE
MILLION
$210 MILLION
$145 MILLION
$ 55 MILLION
$ 37 MILLION
$ 17 MILLION
$ 12 MILLION
$ 10
$ 10 MILLION
$9
$8
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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE – WRITTEN ROUND 2
USUAL RULES APPLY. THE ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS 614 CONTAIN A CONNECTION THAT IS ANSWER NO. 15.
1.
WHAT IS THE NAME GIVEN TO A BUDDHIST BURIAL
MOUND?
STUPA
2.
WHAT WAS MEANT TO HAPPEN TO ANYONE WHO DRANK
FROM THE RIVER LETHE?
THEY LOST THEIR MEMORY
(AMNESIA)
3.
WHAT APPEARED IN THE TIMES NEWSPAPER FOR THE
FIRST TIME IN SEPTEMBER 1860?
THE WEATHER FORECAST
4.
WHAT IS THE SINGULAR OF SCAMPI?
SCAMPO
5.
WHAT CATEGORY OF NOBEL PRIZE WAS FIRST AWARDED
IN 1969
ECONOMICS
6.
TWO OF THE MOST WANTED OUTLAWS IN THE HISTORY OF
THE WEST, ARE POPULAR WITH EVERYONE EXCEPT THE
RAILROADS AND THE BANKS. NAME THE 70S TV SERIES
THAT THIS LINE COMES FROM
ALIAS SMITH AND JONES
A CONSTITUENT COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF
CAMBRIDGE. FOUNDED IN 1584 BY SIR WALTER MILDMAY,
CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER TO ELIZABETH 1.
EMMANUEL
WEST HAM UNITED DEFENDER. 5 APPEARANCES FOR
NORTHERN IRELAND NATIONAL U21 TEAM 2000-2001 AND 34
APPEARANCES FOR NORTHERN IRELAND 2001-2010
GEORGE MCCARTNEY
WHO’S FIRST MAJOR LIVE CONCERT PERFORMANCE IN HIS
HOME COUNTRY IN OVER A DECADE WAS ON THE 27TH JULY
2012 AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE OLYMPIC
GAMES?
AN ENGLISH PROFESSIONAL GOLFER, NAMED PLAYER OF
THE YEAR 1998, 2000 AND 2009
MIKE OLDFIELD
7.
8.
9.
10.
(PAUL SMITH)
(ELIZABETH EMANUEL)
(STELLA MCCARTNEY)
(BRUCE OLDFIELD)
LEE WESTWOOD
(VIVIENNE WESTWOOD)
11. AN ENGLISH RESTAURATEUR, COOKERY WRITER AND
GARY RHODES
CHEF, KNOWN FOR HIS LOVE OF BRITISH CUISINE
(ZANDRA RHODES)
12.
BEST SELLING AUTHOR, WHOSE BOOKS INCLUDE ‘LACE’
AND ‘SUPERWOMAN’
SHIRLEY CONRAN
(JASPER CONRAN)
13. THE CIVILIAN AND SECRET IDENTITY OF THE SUPERHERO
KENT CLARK
‘SUPERMAN’
(OSSIE CLARK)
14.
ENGLISH ACTOR WHO PLAYED DR WHO BETWEEN 1963 AND
1966
15.
AND THE CONNECTION IS ……
WILLIAM HARTNELL
(NORMAN HARTNELL)
ENGLISH FASHION DESIGNERS
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SPARES
1.
2.
3.
WHAT DID THE FILMS WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA
WOOLF?, THE SNAKE PIT AND ONE FLEW OVER THE
CUCKOO’S NEST HAVE IN COMMON?
WHY WAS ERIKA SCHINEGGER STRIPPED OF HER 1966
DOWNHILL SKIING WORLD TITLE?
WHICH EUROPEAN COUNTRY HAS THE OLDEST
PARLIAMENT?
INSANITY
SHE WAS A MAN
ICELAND
PLEASE EITHER PHONE OR TEXT THE RESULT ON 07970 557943
OR E-MAIL TO [email protected] ASAP.
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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE WRITTEN ROUND 1
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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE WRITTEN ROUND 2
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TOP TEN
ACCORDING TO FORBES - THE TOP 10 HIGHEST EARNING DECEASED
CELEBRITIES IN 2012
QUESTION MASTER
DON’T MOAN OR PANIC, YOU CAN MAKE EDUCATED GUESSES WITH THE CLUES TO HELP
YOU:
1 AMERICAN ACTOR
1 ENGLISH ACTRESS
2 AMERICAN ACTRESSES
1 ENGLISH SINGER/SONG WRITER
2 AMERICAN SINGERS
1 JAMAICAN SINGER/SONG WRITER
1 CARTOONIST
1 SCIENTIST
1 AUTHOR
FOR THOSE CLEVER MATHEMATICIANS YOU WILL NO DOUBT HAVE NOTICED THAT
THERE ARE 11 IN THIS CATEGORY. THERE IS A JOINT AMOUNT WITH TWO PEOPLE AT
NUMBER 7. EITHER/ OR WILL BE ACCEPTED
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